Scary True Stories: The day the music died

Scary True Stories: The day the music died

What happens when the thing you love most is suddenly stolen from you? Natalie Purdie had a passion for dancing. From the age of eight years old, she “ate, slept, and drank” dance. “Dancing was my life,” she says. When Natalie was sixteen, her...
IWSG: Learn marketing & how to win NaNoWriMo

IWSG: Learn marketing & how to win NaNoWriMo

For today’s Insecure Writer’s Support Group post, I thought I’d help with others’ writing insecurities instead of whining about my own for a change. 🙂 Due to the pandemic, I’m now able to share what I’ve learned in the marketing and...
Mysterious Places: The real Mary King’s Close

Mysterious Places: The real Mary King’s Close

Before Covid, one of the places I was excited to visit in Edinburgh, Scotland was the Real Mary King’s Close. Located under the Royal Mile, in the historic Old Town area, the Close (a Scottish term that means “alleyway”) is Edinburgh’s only...
IWSG: Writing 90K in 30 days

IWSG: Writing 90K in 30 days

The Dan Brown Project changed my life in ways I didn’t expect. It was both easier, and harder, than I imagined. When I decided to try Brown’s schedule of getting up at 4 am and writing for seven hours (five in my case, marketing for two), I wasn’t...